The automatic setup is still not so nice if you have security turned on but there are ways to resolve that problem too. If they do move the extender to the position to extend your range and plug it in to power. Could that be possible? Range Expansion is more like a self-fed repeater. You are posting a reply to:

Uploader: Zukora
Date Added: 7 January 2004
File Size: 5.92 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 93846
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

The Expandder mimics the security settings of the router, so there is no need to connect to the WRE54G to congigure it, no one else can connect to it once it’s secured to your network which step 4 takes care of. As ALL Linksys routers at default route from a gateway of Alright, now we have a new extender ready to be put to use.

If you don’t, call Tech Support! Linksys has a good product, but terrible set up instructions. To do this we will grab a paper clip or something similar to stick into the reset button. No where in the setup software nor the PDF manual included on the disk does it tell you this important fa ct. Sure I could have moved my router so I would not have needed an extender but then my network would have been centered around my router being in my foyer and who wants that?

Did you mean to drop your query in the middle of someone else’s discussion?

The Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander is the easy way to increase the effective coverage of your wireless network. The Range Expander is perfect to help cover large areas in multi-story homes, warehouse environments, public spaces, wireless “Hot Spots”, and outdoor venues — anywhere you need extra coverage for your ciscol-inksys network. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question.


How To Set Up A WRE54G Range Extender On A Home Network

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Thanks…Atown Read full review.

I want to be able to just set it up from the cabin I’m staying in. Thanks for the help “PsychGen” but when I follow your instructions I still end up with 1 blue light and one red light From the drop down menu for security it probably reads WEP when first reaching this window select “Disable.

Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G) Help – Forums – CNET

In Key 1 type in a 10 digit number you’ll rememberyour phone number is good without the hyphens Thats what I get for not knowing the differences between versions. Linksys 3G Wireless Routers. Full story at http: I suggest a portable telephone so you can be in constant communication with Tech Support when moving woreless-g expander and checking the signal on your remote computer.

A window appears and says Rebooting and the lights turn wrd54g red and blueyou’ve lost the connection until you set the router to the same settings.

However as you stated the CD installation is not worth a crap and I am still stuck with this thing and can’t get it to work!!

Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G) Help

CAT-5’d the wre to the router, The router must already be configured, Security, etc. Taylor’s instructions for turning security on: To confirm you are connected properly, browse to your router IP from a machine connected to the range extender. It works as it is supposed to but If both lights are blue on the extender in the desired location check to see you have improved signal on your remote computer.


If it has you’re almost done. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Even though I am an engineer and familiar with networking I had to call Tech Support to get running as the CD-ROM could not sireless-g find my router that I knew was working correctly as I had just received 29 emails by wireless.

Once into the extender, set it to the same settings as your router.

You have to follow the directions from the manual, not the installer software, for a wired install and know enough to get around the sad fact that the instructions to install wired are partially copied from the wireless install and have not been changed to reflect the “wired” setup but give instructions for a wireless network.

I don’t know if you can even do it by Jtag. It works a treat. First, setup the extender close by your router and main computer and plug it in to power not yet into the router with cisco-linksye Ethernet cord.